Thursday, November 8, 2018

Festival of Lights by Michael Miller

I was invited to participate in a holiday blog hop using Michael Miller fabrics. I could choose the collection I wanted and when I saw the Festival of Lights, I KNEW I had to work with them. Hanukkah fabrics aren't that often printed and I've just about used up my little bits saved from 10 years ago. While I'm not Jewish, I know that most of us have friends and neighbors who celebrate the Jewish holidays and we want to give them something meaningful. I mean, do they really want Santa and the reindeer?

Here is a sneak peek at these gorgeous prints. I am so excited to work with them. I even have a project or two in mind. I also received a few of their Fairy Frost blenders and this will give me lots of possibilities. You know how I get my inspiration from the fabrics themselves. They whisper to me . . .

Festival of Lights by Michael Miller
We launch the first part of December. Then I will reveal what I have planned. I think you will like it and I may even have a free pattern or two!

Can I show you what I've done in the past with my leftover scraps? Fussy cut some motifs for a bookmark and a gift tag.

Book mark and gift tag
And my favorite, which I've made multiple times - a paper pieced Dreidel made into a gift bag. Maybe I'll make up a few of these. Wait and see!


Paper pieced dreidel made into a gift bag
I even had a few of these published in Modern Patchwork's holiday issue:

Dreidel gift bag
Come back in December and see what I've made. I have enough fabric to also make a small quilt and I have the perfect project in mind. Think "Star of David" with 6 points and you're almost there!

5 comments:

  1. I always work up a couple of Hanuka gifts and am really thrilled with this new fabric line. Looking forward to seeing what you have in mind.

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  2. Hi Debby! Hanukkah seems really early this year! These are great ideas, and I have a few friends who would really appreciate them. Happy Happy FRIDAY! ~smile~ Roseanne

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  3. Can't wait to see your patterns for Hanukkah

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  4. These are beautiful Hanukkah fabrics and perfect for your projects! I must find some to add to the stash. I am making a Hanukkah quilt now from fabric purchased a couple of years ago.

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  5. I love these fabrics - gorgeous colors and wonderful designs. I look forward to seeing what you make!

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